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In This Episode:

  • Choosing yourself and finding your joy is not being selfish
  • Helping people tell their story
  • Overcoming the fear of public speaking
  • Using her “being seen” moment in a positive way
  • Transforming a perceived weakness into your own superpower
  • How one choice completely transformed her career and personal life

Quotations From This Episode:

“You always have to choose yourself before you choose anything or anyone else.” ~Lynn Smith

“Each and every one of us has a story to tell.” ~Lynn Smith

“Vulnerability equals connection.” ~Lynn Smith

“Choosing you takes planning, it takes determination, and it takes extremely hard work.” ~Lynn Smith

“Just consciously choose your life.” ~JennyQ

“You have to have the confidence and belief in yourself and know your skills.” ~Lynn Smith

“We’re not born knowing ourselves.” ~JennyQ

“We’re going to take action, and as we go, we’ll make course corrections.” ~JennyQ

“The number one bucket for me is family.” ~Lynn Smith


Lynn Smith is a National Media Expert/NBC News, MSNBC and CNN Headline News anchor alum/Storyteller.

Starting as an executive assistant in Hollywood, Lynn Smith used to cut out articles from the NY Post that might make a compelling Law and Order episode.  Storytelling has always been a passion but it became a reality when she made the move East to become a Producer at the TODAY show, then an on-air contributor for  That inspired a leap from behind the camera to in front of the camera as an anchor and reporter in Hartford, Philadelphia, and New York City in the number 1 local market in the country. She moved to National News as the anchor of Early TODAY on NBC and First Look on MSNBC.  A move South brought her to CNN Headline News and the home where she’d meet her incredible husband Graham, and later welcome 2 beautiful boys, Lochlan and Ryder.

Lynn is now taking her 20 years of experience in journalism and storytelling to experts, entrepreneurs and corporations to help develop and deliver impactful content. Check out her podcast “All Good Things

Contact Info:


Twitter: @LynnSmithTV

Instagram:  @LynnSmithTV